Bulb boss continues earning £250k salary despite special administration

The salary is being paid by taxpayers as the company entered into special administration

Government’s heat pump plan ‘could cost taxpayers £115bn’

A heat pump could cost each household up to £18,000, according to a new report

Government to ‘allocate £1.7bn to cover costs of Bulb special administration’

Ofgem has appointed Teneo to be Bulb’s special administrator

Government unveils new plans to boost recycling in England

Plans being considered include the introduction of statutory guidance on new minimum service standards for rubbish and recycling collections, subject to an assessment of affordability and value for money

MPs concerned about North Sea oil and gas clean-up costs to taxpayers

The Public Accounts Committee is calling on BEIS to ensure taxpayers are protected from the risk of footing the bill

UK Government considers public investment in Wylfa nuclear project

It has started formal negotiations with Horizon Nuclear Power, which is owned by Japanese firm Hitachi, for the proposed plant

Government’s failed air pollution cases cost taxpayers £500,000

According to a Freedom of Information release obtained by the Labour Party, the government has spent half a million pounds to fight legal battles

UK taxpayers face £100m bill over flawed nuclear deal

The UK Government has been forced to pay £100 million of taxpayers’ money to two US engineering firms after mishandling a nuclear decommissioning contract. Business and Energy Secretary Greg Clark has also ordered an inquiry, led by former National Grid boss Steve Holliday, after a “flawed” tendering process for the £6.1 billion deal. The government’s […]

Local authorities breach EU energy regulations

More than a third of local authorities in England and Wales have been found in breach of EU energy regulations for buildings, according to the Property and Energy Professionals Association (PEPA). It was revealed using a Freedom of Information (FoI) request when PEPA asked all authorities whether they complied with the Energy Performance of Buildings […]

Government to flog uranium firm Urenco

The Government is planning to flog some or all of its share of the uranium company Urenco, it announced yesterday. Urenco enriches uranium which is used for fuel in nuclear power stations around the world. It has around 50 customers across 18 countries which makes up roughly 31% of the global market share. Any cash […]